COVID-19: How Germany Is Managing Its Outbreak

By Klaus W. Larres, Consortium News. -

A recent work visit to Germany, where I grew up, stretched from one week to three. Those weeks coincided with the spread of the coronavirus in Germany as well as across Europe. What I saw [...]

US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout.org -

Berlin– A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as [...]

Defender And Spearheads

By Victor Grossman, Portside.org. -

Alarm! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten! “ Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or [...]

Germany’s Green Energy Quest Stalls

By Kieran Cooke, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 8 January, 2020 – The city of Munich – one of Europe’s wealthiest urban conurbations – has expansive plans to tackle the fast-growing problems associated with climate change: its policies [...]

What It Pays To Starve The People + German Reflections

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

There's only so much you can take from someone. And with the recent plans to starve some 700,000 Americans, we may have reached that threshold. We dive to the bottom line to uncover the real [...]

Thousands Of Activists Stage Protests At Three German Coal Mines To Demand Bolder Climate Policies

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

On the heels of Friday's global youth-led climate strike, thousands of activists staged demonstrations at three coal mines in Germany Saturday to protest the government's plan to phase out coal [...]

30 Years Later: Another View Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

By Victor Grossman, Portside.org -

The defeat of the GDR, despite its serious problems, did not mean that the system it was trying to develop, strengthen and improve – socialism – was proven false by its defeat. Berlin - Media [...]

Germans Demand All US Military Leave

By War is Boring, World Beyond War. -

A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and [...]

Because ‘A World Without Insects Is Not Worth Living In,’ Germany Announces Plan To Ban Glyphosate

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

The German government announced Wednesday it had agreed on a plan to phase out the use of glyphosate—the key chemical in the weedkiller Roundup—with a total ban set to begin by the end of 2023. [...]

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil

By Staff, Cooptv.wordpress.com -

Eleven international peace activists entered the Büchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver a self-named Treaty Enforcement Order declaring that the sharing of US [...]

Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure In Germany

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

The marches from the Ende Gelände covered a fair amount of distance and stretched into the afternoon. As the marchers approached the train they were going to take to their destination, police [...]

Because ‘Another World Is Possible,’ Tens Of Thousands Of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations In Germany

By Andrea Germanos, Nationofchange.org -

Chanting “we are unstoppable, another world is possible,” thousands of activists in Germany set off Friday to occupy a coal mine as tens of thousands of other demonstrators mobilized in a [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

Activists In Germany Disrupt Israeli Intelligence Officer

By Riri Hylton, Electronicintifada.net -

Israeli Major Arye Sharuz Shalicar was promoting his new book The New German Anti-Semite at a high school in Aurich in northwest Germany, on 17 May, when two activists, one German and one [...]

The Radical Way Berlin Plans To Solve Its Housing Crisis

By Emily Schultheis, Huff Post. -

Berlin ― A sea of placards streamed across Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a large public square under the shadow of the city’s massive TV tower, with bold messages daubed in paint and printed across [...]